Hua diao shi: Di san ku ping qi lan jian hua diao shi
- Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
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- Rubbing from floral decorative motif, probably lotus in a circle. Motif is from cross sections of border framework for grid patterns used on ceiling. From: Gongxian Cave 3. from cross section between grids on "Ping qi" (grid ceiling).
- 21 x 28 cm
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- Northern Wei
- Citation/references: Gong Xian shi ku si (Zhongguo shi ku, v.2), 1989. pl. 138; fig. 26, p. 260.
General note: Gongxian cave temples: a set of 5 Buddhist grottoes (dated between 517-539), located 8 kms north of Gongxian (midway between Luoyang and Zhengzhou), Henan province.
Historical: Cave 3 date: 2nd yr. of Xiping - 4th yr. of Xiaochang, Northern Wei (517-528).
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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